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ADWCleaner false positive problems

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#1 aaronscientiae


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Posted 20 October 2015 - 05:10 PM

Hi, I regularly use ADWCleaner to help people with their computers, but I had a client where the program flagged their software in the C:\program files (x86)\Advantage directory as AdVantage malware, quarantining the whole directory contents and then when I tried to restore files from the quarantine it renamed them from Advantage to AdVantage and broke the SQL express included in it and the program. Wanted to warn about this false positive, is there where I should mention it?

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Posted 20 October 2015 - 05:35 PM

If you suspect AdwCleaner of falsey detecting legitimate file(s) / folder(s)...please report it here: AdwCleaner False Positive Reporting Topic...and include the log file.

You can also start a new topic and ask in the official AdwCleaner Forum or leave a comment/suggestion on the AdwCleaner Official download page.

Or you can contact Xplode directly...AdwCleaner Changelog includes Xplode's contact/email info:

To avoid confusion, this topic is closed.

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